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November 05, 2020

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Hoping for a U.S. win

As I write this we are waiting for election results but the polls have yet to even close. It is the waiting that is the worst and this year the waiting seems that much harder. Usually it is waiting... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

Gill re-elected as Worland mayor

WORLAND - Worland Mayor Jim Gill won re-election Tuesday night with nearly 67% of the votes. Gill was challenged by Keith McDonald, who accepted a write-in candidacy after the August Primary. Gill...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 5, 2020

Ambulance partnership with Cody Regional Health discussed

WORLAND – The Washakie County Commissioners listened to a proposal from Cody Regional Health (CRH) representatives about a proposal to have CRH take over the ambulance services in Washakie County...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 5, 2020

School boards welcome two new members

By SETH ROMSA Staff Writer WASHAKIE COUNTY – Both Washakie County School District (WCSD) No. 1 and 2 had three vacancies this general election, with one incumbent electing to race in each district....

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

Tie for East Thermopolis council seat

THERMOPOLIS — After all the votes were counted in East Thermopolis there is a tie for one of two council seats. There are two seats open in East Thermopolis and Gary Holbert topped the ticket among...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 5, 2020

Republicans sweep local state legislative seats

Republicans Ed Cooper of Ten Sleep and incumbent Representative John Winter of Thermopolis cruised to victory in their election bids for Wyoming State Senate District 20 and Wyoming House District...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

Battling COVID and budget cuts, CRC continues to serve young children

WORLAND — Although they are battling state budget cuts and a pandemic, Children’s Resource Center is continuing to provide all the early development services for young children in Worland and the...

 

Home fires occurances are up in Wyoming communities

CASPER — October has been a particularly busy month for the American Red Cross of Wyoming’s Disaster Action Teams (DAT). Since Oct. 1 DAT teams have responded to 13 house fires across the state. Six fires occurred in Cheyenne, three in Casper,... Full story

 

Meat processor to expand in Cody

POWELL — Forward Cody has received a $2.2 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to support an expansion of Wyoming Legacy Meats in Cody. Along with a $553,108 loan from Pinnacle Bank, the funding will build a new 12,000... Full story

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 5, 2020

West Side students help launch new 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' book

WORLAND - What started as some Instagram posts and video blogs by Worland fifth grade teacher Vanessa Keller has resulted in some unique opportunities for both her and her students. One of the...

 
 By Seth Romsa    News    November 5, 2020

Veterans Day activities kick-off tonight

Veterans Day activities are set to take place this week, starting with performances by fourth-grade classes from West Side Elementary tonight in the Worland Middle School auditorium. The annual... Full story

 

Helen Lucile Crane

Helen Lucile Crane, former Basin resident, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Alice Yothers, in Valley Springs, California. Helen was born in Whittier, California, on June 28, 1924. Services are planned for June... Full story

 

Alvin Conrad Hanneman

Alvin Conrad Hanneman, 80, passed away on Nov. 1, 2020 in Casper, Wyoming. Alvin was born October 6, 1940 in Worland, Wyoming. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Worl... Full story

 

Wallace Blair Foulger

Wallace Blair Foulger, 85, of Powell, passed away on Oct. 24, 2020, with his loving wife by his side in Green Valley, Arizona. Blair was born on July 2,1935, in Ogden, Utah, to Eldon and Melba... Full story

 

John Marvin Dunsworth

John Marvin Dunsworth, 72, passed away November 1, 2020 at his home in Worland, Wyoming. John was born December 2, 1947 in San Francisco, California. He was later adopted by Thomas and Roah... Full story

 

Mary "Ione" Craft

A Rite of Committal graveside service was held for Mary "Ione" Craft on November 4, 2020 in Greybull. Ione passed away the morning of October 27, 2020 at South Big Horn County Hospital. She is now at... Full story

 

Dr. David Maurice Anderson, Jr.

Dr. David M. Anderson, Jr., 91, died October 24, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. David was born September 13, 1929 in Rocky Mount, NC, to David and Lucille Anderson. He attended medical... Full story

 

Prescribed burns planned this week in Meadowlark area

Sheridan, Wyo., November 3, 2020 -Bighorn National Forest Supervisor Andrew Johnson announced that several prescribed burns will be conducted this week, depending on favorable weather conditions. These burns are being conducted to reduce fuel... Full story

 

Witch Doctors?

The Red Rock Family Clinic witch's coven is (Keristyn Carrell, Jeremiah Cannon, Kendra Simpson, Charlie Brown, Gina Cuprak, Kelsey Kern. They were dressed up for Halloween and the Worland business costume contest Friday, Oct. 30,... Full story

 

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